Intimacy With God Quotes

Quotes tagged as "intimacy-with-god" (showing 1-30 of 81)
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Dave Harvey
“Everything in Scripture is either preparation for the Gospel, presentation of the Gospel, or participation in the Gospel.”
Dave Harvey

C.S. Lewis
“Images of the Holy easily become holy images -- sacrosanct. My idea of God is not a divine idea. It has to be shattered time after time. He shatters it Himself. He is the great iconoclast. Could we not almost say that this shattering is one of the marks His presence? The Incarnation is the supreme example; it leads all previous idea of the Messiah in ruins.”
C.S. Lewis

Beth Moore
“Trying to know God and serve Him before we come to love Him is exhausting.”
Beth Moore, To Live Is Christ

Eugene H. Peterson
“Prayer is a refusal to live as an outsider to my God and my own soul.”
Eugene H. Peterson, Tell It Slant: A Conversation on the Language of Jesus in His Stories and Prayers

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Nothing but the infinite can ever satisfy me; I am such a great sinner that I must have infinite merit to wash my sin away;" but we have had our sin removed, and found that there was merit to spare; we have had our hunger relieved at the feast of sacred love”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Faith is the road, but communion with Jesus is the well from which the pilgrim drinks.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Christ loved the sons of men before there were sons of men, and me before there was me. If he was going to get tired of me, he would have done so before now.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

“Just as teenagers can live in the same house as their parents, yet choose not to live “close” to them in partnership, so we can choose to be children of God, yet live very distant from God in our hearts. On the other hand, we can choose to have the closest partnership with Him, in which we know what He thinks, believes, and acts and what is important to Him. In this place of intimacy, we also discover just how close He wants to be with us.”
Theresa Dedmon

J.R.R. Tolkien
“A fair vision had welcomed him in this land of disease.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

Beth Moore
“So highly revered was commingle, that the Jews called him "the beauty of the Law".”
Beth Moore, To Live Is Christ

Ravi Zacharias
“Become a man or woman of prayer...Let your heart and mind be kept close to the principal calling of your life, which is to hunger and thirst after God and His righteousness...Let the thoughts and intents of your heart be shaped and guided by time spent in His presence.”
Ravi Zacharias, I, Isaac, Take Thee, Rebekah: Moving from Romance to Lasting Love

Katherine J. Walden
“As I worship, my perspective shifts. I focus on His attributes: His goodness, His power, His name, and His mercy. Crises that once overwhelmed me become insignificant in comparison to God’s vast power and all-encompassing love for me as His child.”
Katherine J. Walden, Dare to Call Him Friend

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“The Christian knows no change with regard to God. He may be rich to-day and poor to-morrow; he may be sickly to-day and well to-morrow; he may be in happiness to-day, to-morrow he may be distressed-but there is no change with regard to his relationship to God. If He loved me yesterday, He loves me to-day.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Harold Bloom
“Romance depends upon imperfect knowledge.”
Harold Bloom, The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

“Holy desire can be learned. All prayer is part work and part rest.”
Jen Pollock Michel, Teach Us to Want: Longing, Ambition & the Life of Faith

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Down deep in His innermost soul Christ carried an inexhaustible treasury of refined and heavenly joy.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“You will find it a stronghold in the day of trial to plead your adoption. You have no rights as a subject, you have forfeited them by your treason; but nothing can forfeit a child's right to a father's protection.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“The church has a deep well of joy, of which none can drink but her own children. There are stores of wine, and oil, and corn, hidden in the midst of our Jerusalem, upon which the saints of God are evermore sustained and nurtured; and sometimes, as in our Saviour's case, we have our seasons of intense delight”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Let us labour to feel what an evil thing this is-little love to our own dying Saviour, little joy in our precious Jesus, little fellowship with the Beloved!”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Faith is the angelic messenger between the soul and the Lord Jesus in glory.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Almightiness and wisdom combined will make no failures.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Dost thou want another eye beside that of Him who sees every secret thing?”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

Gary Rohrmayer
“Intimacy with God is not experienced through monolog prayers but through reflective listening as well as earnest petitioning.”
Gary Rohrmayer

“What do we advertise about You by how we serve? Do we reflect the belief shown in Jesus’ parable that You are a hard master taking what isn’t Yours? Forgive us for even brief lapses into such churlishness. Or, do we reflect a joy in serving that radiates from an intimate and time-tested knowledge of the goodness of the One we serve? Paul and Daniel were confident of this sovereign goodness even when they were prisoners rather than courtiers, and we can likewise tap into a joy that defies circumstances. When this happens, the oft-disappointed world will notice and investigate.

11/02/2010 blog”
Brian Eshleman

Barbara W. Tuchman
“He had been present in their minds not as a man but as an idea.”
Barbara W. Tuchman, The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914

“Be less religious and discover for yourself how to be intimate with God.”
Sunday Adelaja

“In the unfixables of our lives we are invited to keep company with Jesus and take a risk that God's intentions toward us are good. Day after day this is what Jesus did. It is called trust. He calls us: 'Keep company with me and you'll learn to live freely and lightly" (Matthew 11:30, MSG)”
Adele Ahlberg Calhoun, Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us

Catherine Toon
“Love is a Person Who wants to be known.”
Catherine Toon, Marked by Love: Unveiling the Substance of Your True Identity

Catherine Toon
“Love is naked and unashamed and infinitely
assessable to the world He gave Himself up for.”
Catherine Toon, Marked by Love: Unveiling the Substance of Your True Identity

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